Amp Up Your Memorial Day Recipes with This Trick

The unofficial start of summer is here and we’re all ready to head out for a weekend of sun, sand, and of course, BBQ’s!

We’re certain you’ll have all of the usual suspects in line for your summer spread—hot dogs, burgers, and plenty of BBQ sauce—but there’s one sauce we’re using this year to add a flavorful twist to our Memorial Day recipes and it’s going to surprise you!

Soy sauce! Soy sauce probably hasn’t crossed your mind as you plan your Memorial Day recipes and we’re here to tell you… it should!

A leading maker of authentic Asian-style sauces and condiments for over a century, Lee Kum Kee helps to elevate your daily meal routine by providing a delicious twist to traditional recipes. We added Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Mushroom Flavored Dark Soy Sauce to our steak marinade for the kebab recipe below and you wouldn’t believe how much it turned up the taste!

Lee Kum Kee makes a wide range of sauces and condiments that make it easy for families and at-home cooks alike to amplify everyday dishes this Memorial Day and beyond. With products like Sriracha Mayo, Oyster Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Soy Sauces and more, Lee Kum Kee makes it easy to incorporate a variety of flavors—both traditional and unexpected—to every meal, any time of day.
Plus, we like that Lee Kum Kee is committed to making great-tasting sauces and uses only premium-quality, non-GMO ingredients.

So what’s in it? Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Mushroom Flavored Dark Soy Sauce is a versatile cooking staple that is made from the finest soybeans and adds authentic flavor to any dish. It’s perfect for marinating meats and seafoods. If you’re ready to get started on your Memorial Day weekend meal prep, we highly recommend you give this a try!

Below is a kid-friendly kebab recipe (they will love arranging the ingredients on the sticks!) to add to your collection of summer recipes from Memorial Day and beyond.


Grilled Pepper and Steak Kebabs

Serves 4
Prep Time: 120 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


1 lb. sirloin steak

1 red bell pepper

1 green bell pepper

1 red onion

Olive oil

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4 Tbsp. Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Mushroom Flavored Dark Soy Sauce

2 Tbsp. honey


Salt and pepper, to taste

Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Cooking (or Dipping) Soy Sauce, drizzle on top


In a bowl place the Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Mushroom Flavored Dark  Soy Sauce, honey and the steak and let marinade.

When your steak is marinated to your liking, go ahead and cut into cubes.

Cut bell peppers and onion into skewer sized pieces.

Place the marinated steak and veggies on a kebab, brush with a little olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and grill.

Once removed from grill and cooled, drizzle with Lee Kum Kee Panda Brand Cooking or Dipping Soy Sauce for added flavor.

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